Sunday, February 28, 2021

Upgrade VirtualBox 6.0 to 6.1 on Ubuntu Systems

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With the release of VirtualBox 6.1 and its new major features, you should be planning to upgrade your VirtualBox 6.0. Well, in this guide, we are going to learn how to upgrade VirtualBox 6.0 to 6.1 on Ubuntu Systems. VirtualBox 6.1 New Features Implemented support for importing a virtual machine from Oracle Cloud InfrastructureExtended support for exporting a virtual machine to...

Install VirtualBox 6.1 on Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop

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VirtualBox 6.1.0 which is a major update of VirtualBox was released December 10 2019 with quite a number of new major features. How to install VirtualBox 6.1 on Ubuntu 18.04 desktop is what is covered on this guide. Install VirtualBox 6.1 on Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop Well, there is nothing new in the steps that you need to take to install VirtualBox 6.1...

Upgrade Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 20.04

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Well, Ubuntu 20.04, codenamed Focal Fossa is now available for testing with official version being likely to be released on April 2020, based on the Ubuntu release cycles trend. As such, let us see how to Upgrade Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 20.04. Upgrade Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 20.04 Disclaimer: Note that this guide is meant for testing purposes and not production...

Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Ubuntu 20.04

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If you have installed Ubuntu 20.04 on VirtualBox, you realize that it is not in fullscreen. In this guide, you will learn how to install VirtualBox guest additions on Ubuntu 20.04. Apart from enabling the virtual machine to have a full screen view, guest additions offers many other features; Mouse pointer integrationShared folders for easy sharing of files between the...

Install Ubuntu 20.04 on VirtualBox

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Well, Ubuntu 20.04 is the next major release in Ubuntu lifecycle releases. It has been codenamed Focal Fossa. Follow through this guide to learn how to install Ubuntu 20.04 on VirtualBox. Ubuntu Long Term Support releases are published every two years in April and hence, based on this trend, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) will likely be released on...

Use VirtualBox VMs on KVM

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Do you have some VirtualBox virtual machines that you would like to re-use on your KVM? Follow through this guide to learn how to use VirtualBox VMs on KVM. Use VirtualBox VMs on KVM The first thing to note is that both VirtualBox and KVM uses different disk formats. In order to re-use each format on different virtualization platform, you simply...

Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on CentOS 8

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In our previous guide, we learnt how to Install CentOS 8 on VirtualBox. However, it doesn't display in full-screen view by default. This guide will take you through how to install VirtualBox guest additions on CentOS 8 to enable you have a full-screen view. Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on CentOS 8 The Guest Additions offer the following features: Mouse pointer integrationShared folders...

Install CentOS 8 on VirtualBox

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So CentOS 8 is just released a few days ago and you would like to test it? Well, let us learn how to install CentOS 8 on VirtualBox. Install CentOS 8 on VirtualBox The installation of CentOS 8 on VirtualBox follows the same process you usually use to create VirtualBox VMs. Download CentOS 8 ISO file First things first. Get the CentOS 8...

AutoStart VirtualBox VMs on System Boot on Linux

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On a Linux system with VirtualBox installed, you can start VMs automatically during system boot. In this guide, we are going to learn how to autostart VirtualBox VMs on system boot on Linux. This demo uses Ubuntu 16.04 as the Linux machine that hosts multiple VirtualBox 6.0 virtual machines. AutoStart VirtualBox VMs on System Boot on Linux VirtualBox comes with a...

Resize Root Partition of VirtualBox VM Snapshot

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You are running a virtual machine on a VirtualBox with multiple snapshots and you want to resize the root partition of the specific partition without losing data? Well, this guide on how to resize root partition of VirtualBox VM snapshot using the Gparted Live CD. Resize Root Partition of VirtualBox VM Snapshot Download Gparted Live CD ISO GParted is a free partition...